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Under the coaching of manager Terry Francona the Red Sox are always a contender for the American League Pennant, and fans can be sure to watch great players like Pedro Martinez, Nomar Garciaparra and Manny Ramirez give it their all.
An American League mainstay, the Cleveland Indians have consistently brought teams to each Major League season always in the hunt.
Now that the All Star Game is past us, with another American League victory, the season continues to pick up and we look forward to some great match ups...
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  American League - BR Bullpen
The American League was originally known as the Western League from 1894 to 1899.
The league was reorganized and renamed by Ban Johnson in 1900 and played as a minor league that year.
In 1999, the two leagues were virtually dissolved as the league presidencies were abolished and merged under a single commissioner, Bud Selig.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/American_League   (198 words)

  American League | BaseballLibrary.com
The American League was the brainchild of Ban Johnson, the president of the Western League, which was the strongest minor league in the 1890s.
By 1900 it was renamed the American League, and in 1901 it went into open competition with the National League, the only other major league at the time.
The American League based its popularity on its contrast to the rowdyism of the National League, with Johnson especially noted for his strong support of the league's umpires.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/A/American_League.stm   (12219 words)

  American League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With the demise of the American Association after the 1891 season, the National League expanded to become a 12-team circuit with monopoly status for the rest of the decade.
The league declined to renew its National Agreement membership when it expired in October of 1900, and on January 28, 1901, officially declared itself a major league.
The American League consisted of the same eight teams from 1903 through 1954, when the St. Louis Browns moved to Baltimore and were rechristened the Baltimore Orioles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_League   (1465 words)

 American Hockey League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The league traces its history back to 1926 with the formation of the Canadian-American Hockey League and teams in Springfield, Boston, Quebec City, Providence and New Haven.However, the American Hockey Association took the name American Hockey League in 1930-31, declaring itself a major league.
The league had its setbacks and reverted back to the American Hockey Association and declared itself a minor league again in 1932-33.
League offices are in Springfield, Massachusetts, moving from West Springfield in the early 1990's.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Hockey_League   (393 words)

 AUEAGLES.COM: American Set to Take On the Patriot League
WASHINGTON -- American University's women's basketball team begins postseason play this weekend at the Patriot League Tournament at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md. In its first season in the Patriot League, the women's team tied for fourth with a 7-7 league record (12-14 overall).
American earned the fourth seed over the Raiders because of two wins over Colgate in the regular season.
Vicki Quimby was third in the league in rebounding (7.3 per game) and she also averaged 11.7 points per game.
www.american.edu /athletics/wbb/pl_tournament/pl_tournamentpreview.htm   (1059 words)

 AUEAGLES.COM: Patriot League Volleyball Preview
American clinched the No. 1 seed in the Patriot League Championship with its 3-0 win at Lehigh on Nov. 3.
American cruised to 3-0 victories in each of the prior meetings, dominating the defending Patriot League Champion Bison throughout the season.
American ranks first nationally in service aces, sixth in hitting percentage and ninth in win/loss percentage while also ranking seventh in the northeast region.
www.american.edu /athletics/vball/articles/11-14_vball_plpreview.htm   (1065 words)

 American League vs. National League
So the National League was swept by the American League in the World Series two years in a row.
The average payroll in the American League is $75,276,000 while the average National League payroll is $70,928,000.
The closers in the American League are far superior to the National League, which helped close the ERA gap between the leagues.
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 American League (AL) Farm System Directory and Rankings - Teams in Minor Leagues for Player Development for Major ...
Major league clubs sign a contract with a player and then assign them to a farm club within their system.
There are some independent leagues outside of the farm system that still deal in player contracts to major league clubs, but more than 99% of the players are usually developed within the farm systems, even when purchased from an independent ballclub.
If the major league club can make use of the farm well, the Twins should be positioned well to contend for many years to come.
www.minorleaguenews.com /baseball/affiliated/farms/ALfarm.html   (1675 words)

 American League - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The organization renamed itself the American League on October 11, 1899, and placed teams in the abandoned Cleveland market as well as on the south side of Chicago.
This was done with the approval of the National League, which was at the time too embroiled in resolving its own internal conflicts that it did not recognize the potential threat such a move would pose to the National League's major league monopoly it had enjoyed since the American Association folded a decade earlier.
Office was eliminated in 1999, although Jackie Autry, former owner of the Anaheim Angels, currently holds the title of honorary American League president.
voyager.in /American_League   (729 words)

 The 1952 American League -- The Hardball Times
The 1952 American League season is one of those many episodes that have long been far adrift on the vast Sea of the Little-Remembered.
In his 40 relief outings, Paige was 8-8 (leading the league in relief wins) with 10 saves (the league leader, Harry Dorish, had 11).
The Cleveland Indians had been the first American League team to integrate, back in 1947, and in '52 they made their most liberal use of fl talent yet.
www.hardballtimes.com /main/article/the-1952-american-league   (2623 words)

 CanAmLeague.com - Official Website of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball
Would you believe that 12 such players have been in position where something they do—or fail to do—could mean their team plays on into October or heads to the golf course much earlier than they would like.
The Can-Am League now has 19 former players and six umpires that are currently in major league organizations.
The Can-Am League announced today that the 2007 league Champion, Nashua Pride have sold SS Olmo Rosario (pictured) and RHP Steve Palazzolo to the San Francisco Giants.
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 League of American Bicyclists * Bike Education
The Bike Ed program is a set of curricula for adults and children and the certified instructors that teach it.
League Cycling Instructors can log in at the Instructor Corner for course administration, files and more.
League of American Bicyclists, 1612 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006.
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 The League of American Theaters and Producers, Inc.
League Announces Recipients of Ten National Education Grants for 2007
The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. is the national trade association for the Broadway industry.
Copyright © 2007 The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. All rights reserved.
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 Official Ticketmaster site. American League All Stars tickets, and team schedule
American League All Stars tickets, and team schedule
E-mail me before tickets go on sale for American League All Stars.
We currently do not have any tickets on-sale for American League All Stars
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 There Are Champions and There are Champions
Both National League divisions consisted of six teams from 1969, when the divisions were created, until 1993, when the expansion Marlins joined the Eastern Division and the expansion Rockies became the seventh team in the Western Division.
There was the American League, and there was the National League, and each league had eight teams.
Of course one must account for the fact that it is possible that the seven American League teams from 1949-1953 were all weak teams and the Yankees’ four American League Eastern Division rivals from 1998-2005 were all strong teams, but that is not the case.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/baseball/118650   (528 words)

There are four components to the American Badminton League: Junior League, Adult League, College League, and the ABL Professional League.
Leagues can be formed by anyone, anytime of the year-the only requirement is enough space for at least one badminton court.
The ABL has free support materials that will help league organizeers get their leagues started, including Shuttles Across America, an easy to follow curriculum guide designed to get people playing badminton in 10 easy lessons.
web.uccs.edu /khan   (161 words)

 The American Observer_Negro League
Segregation in Major League Baseball kept these African American ballplayers from competing against their white counterparts in the major leagues, relegating them to play in a Negro League.
The exhibit, on display through March 13, is a photographic history of the Negro League’s humble beginnings in Kansas City in 1920 until1952 when the league dissolved and more than 150 of its players moved into the integrated Major League Baseball.
While the exhibit focuses on Negro League teams and legendary ball players, it also highlights African American’s integration into the major leagues and the impact it had on civil rights.
observer.american.edu /Mar2/web_pages/que.htm   (526 words)

 American League
American League - American League Year Pos HR RBI Avg 1931 Lefty Grove, Phi P — — — 1932 Jimmie...
John Jeter was given the Helen M. Thompson award by the American Symphony Orchestra League for his outstanding musical leadership.......
Clifford Minton, 94, a former Midwest Urban League director, was honored by the Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council in Valparaiso......
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 American League
11 & 12 year-olds must try-out for the American or National League in February.
American League teams play two games per week at 6:30 p.m.
Registration fee is $150 for American League Baseball.
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 ESPN - 2004 American League All-Star roster - MLB
American League All-Star starters are the top vote-getters among ballots cast by fans.
American League All-Star manager Joe Torre, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, selected the other pitchers and reserves.
Major League Baseball recognizes Beltran as an All-Star and he can participate in All-Star activities, but he cannot be named to the National League All-Star Team based on the results of the American League Player Ballot.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=1834325   (254 words)

 Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Results of early American League All-Star voting, announced Tuesday afternoon in the first of weekly updates, reveal Boston-New York frays all over the board.
While voting for The Fans' Game tends to be subjective, there is no denying the merits of A-Rod, who leads the Majors with 17 homers and 49 RBIs, and Martinez, still second among AL first basemen with 13 homers after a recent two-week tear.
Similarly, it's hard to argue against Ortiz, a candidate with a position this season since DH is included on the ballot when the game is played in an American League park.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20050531&content_id=1069357&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb   (872 words)

 American League - BaseballWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It placed teams in Baltimore and Washington, both victims of the N.L. contraction, as well as in Boston and Philadelphia where (as in Chicago) it would compete head-to-head with the older league.
Though maligned by come critics, use of the DH rule has spread to almost every amateur and professional league, the two most notable exceptions being the National League and Japan's Central League.
Among American League teams, the runnersup are again the Athletics (9) and Red Sox (6).
baseball.wikia.com /wiki/American_League   (1390 words)

 American Football League - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Of all the professional major league US teams in baseball, basketball, American football and ice hockey, which seven team names do not end with the letter 'S?' (goto)
There are four county cricket grounds that are also football (league) grounds.
Which American League pitcher has the least run support of any pitcher in the league?
www.funtrivia.com /en/Sports/American-Football-League-11055.html   (442 words)

 Chandler American Little League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Many of our 2006 Board Members are moving on as there children are past Little League age.
We have a great league going and it is providing a great service to our youth, please help out!
Chandler American Little League is run by volunteers, parents and community members, that are willing to sacrifice a little time to provide a fun baseball experience for the children of our community.
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 Major League Baseball : The Official Site
The 12 finalists were announced for the Hank Aaron Award, which goes to the top hitter in each league and will once again be voted on by the fans exclusively on MLB.com.
When Washington's Ramon Ortiz lost his no-hitter in the top of the ninth inning Monday against St. Louis, Major League Baseball moved one step closer to what is nearing the longest drought of no-nos in modern history.
Florida Marlins pitcher Anibal Sanchez of Venezuela is hoisted atop his teammates' shoulders as they celebrate his 2-0 no-hit win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/index.jsp   (924 words)

 American Classical League
The American Classical League was founded in 1919 for the purpose of fostering the study of classical languages in the United States and Canada.
The League includes teachers of Latin, Greek, and Classics on elementary, secondary, and college levels.
The League is celebrating its 87th anniversary in 2006.
www.umich.edu /~acleague   (230 words)

 Spring Training Sites for all American League Baseball Teams
The first Major League teams held pre-season training at their home park a few weeks before the season started.
Centuries later this practice has evolved into "The Grapefruit League," for teams playing in Florida and "The Cactus League," for teams playing in Arizona.
To that end, Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive Spring Training site-chart for the American League.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teams/springtrainingsites-al.shtml   (236 words)

 Buy American Hockey League Tickets | Your Cheap American Hockey League Ticket broker
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